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Gold mines in Kopa and the surroundings (1892)

Gold mines in Kopa and the surroundings 1892

This map can be found in appendix to the second volume of Труды тибетской экспедиции 1889-1890 гг. подъ начальствомъ М. В. Певцова [Works of the Tibetan expeditions 1889–1890 under the authority of M. V. Pevtsov] edited by M. V. Pevtsov and published by the Russian Geographical Society in 1892.

Based on data compiled by the geologist and mining engineer, K.I. Bogdanovich, this map illustrates gold mines around Kopa, an area located southwest of the city of Cherchen. The Kara-Muren River can be seen to the east of the map from where a road leading to Dalai-Kurgan is marked. To the west of the map are markings for gold mines.

Seven other maps can be found in appendix to the same volume: one large-scale overview of Eastern Turkestan and five small-scaled route surveys of areas to the south and west of the Takla Makan Desert, as well as another sketch-map of an area with gold mines.

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Eastern Turkestan and travel route of K.I Bogdanovich (1892)
Map of Eastern Turkestan and travel route of K.I Bogdanovich 1892
Survey of route between Yangi Hissar and Yarkand via Sarikol (1892)
Survey of route between Yangi Hissar and Yarkand via Sarikol 1892
Route survey of the area surrounding Tahta Hon and the Yarkand River (1892)
Route survey of the area surrounding Tahta Hon and the Yarkand River 1892
Route survey from Keriya to Hotan and the Karang-tagh Mountains (1892)
Route survey from Keriya to Hotan and the Karang-tagh Mountains 1892
Route survey of Niya, the Sorgak gold mines and Mazar Injelik Khanum (1892)
Route survey of Niya, the Sorgak gold mines and Mazar Injelik Khanum 1892
Route survey of Karasai, the Kopa gold mines and Dalai-Kurgan (1892)
Route survey of Karasai, the Kopa gold mines and Dalai-Kurgan 1892
Gold mines of Sorgak (1892)
Gold mines of Sorgak 1892